Ygnacio Valley Road Slide Repair (Phase 1)

Central County
PROJECT BUDGET $3.5 Million
PROJECT SPONSOR
City of Concord
LOCATION:
STATUS:
Completed

Heavy rains in December through April 2006 triggered a landslide on a hillside in the City of Concord some feet away from Ygnacio Valley Road, a major route for commuters between Walnut Creek, Concord, Clayton and East County. This landslide caused the soil under Ygnacio Valley Road to shift, resulting in upheaval of the pavement along an 800 ft. section of the slow lane in the eastbound direction west of Cowell Road. The City of Concord closed that lane to traffic on April 6, 2006.

The City has received $2.4 million in federal emergency relief funds for the permanent restoration of ...more